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Talent Development Center (TDC) for Transportation, Logistics and Distribution (TLD) sector Seeks Industry Partners in Job Training Program

Elizabeth – TLD industry representatives nationwide have identified industry-specific skills and knowledge required for entry to mid-level job opportunities in their businesses. In June, the TLD Talent Development Center at Union County College will launch a Supply Chain Management training program developed in response to these employer identified needs.

Employers with jobs to fill in transportation, logistics and distribution are invited to participate in an information and recruiting session at the Talent Development Center on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 9:30 am.  The TDC invites industry partner companies to use this session to identify persons of interest for open positions.  Participation includes giving a short presentation and conducting 10 minute interviews with training candidates. Approved job candidates will be invited into training classes in the TDC’s Supply Chain Management curriculum and will be available for hire upon completion of the training. Interested recruiters and hiring managers may R.S.V.P. to Nancy Burke at 908-527-7207 or burke@ucc.edu. For more information on the contents of this training, go to www.ucc.edu/community/LINCS.

Through this program, unemployed or displaced workers will train for positions in customer service, warehouse and transportation operations, logistics, manufacturing and service operations, demand planning, inventory management, procurement and supply chain management. Courses are 40 hours long and meet from Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for two weeks each. Training leads to certification by the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals upon successful passing of the certification exam for each course.

The TDC has a state-wide reach and is in operation at the College’s Elizabeth campus, located at 40 West Jersey Street, and close to the hub of transportation in New Jersey.

 

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County of Union to Fly Rainbow Flag for the First Time on June 4

May 24, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - A rainbow flag will fly for the first time at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced they are holding a public Pride Flag Raising Ceremony for Monday, June 4 at 1 p.m. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse on Broad Street in Elizabeth.

“Raising the rainbow flag ...

Vehicular Homicide Charges for Driver of Paramus School Bus

May 24, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The driver of a school bus involved in a crash on Route 80 last week that killed two people faces two counts of second-degree vehicular homicide/death by auto, it was announced today.

The driver, Hudy Muldrow, 77, of Woodland Park, attempted to make an illegal U-Turn on the highway in an attempt to find his way to Waterloo Village, the planned destination of the bus that was ...

Free Family Movie Night at Hanson Park featuring the Movie Coco

May 26, 2018

Bring your blankets and chairs and join us for a Movie in the Park on Saturday, July 14th at Hanson Park, 38 Springfield Ave. in Cranford.  The feature presentation will be Coco, a 2017 animated fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The story follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel Rivera who is accidentally transported ...

Cranford Police Blotter: DWI Arrest & More

May 22, 2018

The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. Individuals charged as a result of police investigations are merely an accusation. All defendants should be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

1. 05/17/2018 @ 2012 hrs.

North Avenue East and the Garden State Parkway 137 Exchange

Arrested: Charles McKoy, 19, North Plainfield

Arrested by: Ptl. James ...

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'Turning Off the Morning News' brings comic twist

‘Turning Off the Morning News’ tackles today’s issues with a comic twist

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, N J – Despite the late night comics, no one quite captures the insanity of the political/social status world like Christopher Durang.

His latest play, “Turning off the Morning News” hit the ground running.  John Pankow as Jimmy addresses the audience, ...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' Sustains Timeless Appeal

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Playhouse provides a stellar production of a much loved classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

The Harper Lee novel, later a Gregory Peck film and now a stage production, retains all the warmth, intensity and integrity that made it such an appealing hit in the 1960s. And there will be a new production on Broadway in December with a script by Aaron Sorkin ...

I'm Excited To See What Sara Todisco Will Do As Mayor.

May 25, 2018

My first time hearing the name Sara Todisco was when reading about her in a newspaper article during her first year on Council. A couple citizens made comments about her age and how they thought she was too young on an anonymous online forum. I responded that here was a young person eager to get involved in our town. We should give her a chance and if we weren't satisfied, we could ...